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AS 532 U2/A2 Cougar Multi-Purpose Helicopter

Crew

Two

Passenger Capacity

20

Maiden Flight

September 1977

Manufacturer

Eurocopter Company

Operators

French Army, Bulgarian Air Force, Slovenian Army, Saudi Arabia and Turkey armed forces

Length

18.70m

Height

4.92m

Width

3.88m

Fuselage Length

15.53m

Main Rotor Diameter

15.60m

Tail Rotor Diameter

3.05m

Disc Area

206m²

Crew

2

Manufacturer

Eurocopter

Troops

29

Main Rotor Diameter

16.2m

Tail Rotor Diameter

3.15m

Overall Width

3.86m

Overall Length, Rotors Turning

19.5m

Overall Height, Tail Rotor Turning

4.97m

Width of Wheel Track

3m

Cabin, Maximum Length x Width x Height

6.15m x 1.8m x 1.45m

Empty Weight

4,760kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

9,000kg

Useful Load

4,650kg

Payload

Internal load: 3,000kg<br />External on sling only: 4,500kg

Type

2 × Turbomeca Makila 1A1 turboshaft

Empty Weight

4,760kg

Payload

Internal load: 3,000kg<br />External on sling only: 4,500kg

Power Capacity

1,240kW each

Maximum Take-Off Power

1,380kW

Maximum Speed

278km/h

Cruise Speed

231km/h

Rate of Climb

6.2m/s

Range

573km

Service Ceiling

3,450m

Endurance

Four hours

Type

2 × Turbomeca Makila 1A2

Power

1,240kW

Never-Exceed Speed

327km/h

Cruise Speed

273km/h

Cruise Speed, Maximum Range

242km/h

Range, Standard Fuel

796km

Range, Maximum Fuel

1,176km

Endurance

4 hours 20 minutes

Guns

2 × 20mm cannons<br />2 × 12.7mm machine guns

Rockets

Pod-mounted rockets

Guns

2 × 20mm cannons<br />2 × 12.7mm machine guns

Rockets

Pod-mounted rockets
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